Menu Monday #31

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Another weekend bites the dust! I’m still weeping a little that December is just flying by. October – December is my favorite time of year. It’s my reward for surviving the southern summers. But it’s going too fast!

Anyway, for this week’s menu, I’m still leaning towards easy, quick meals. We also have a goal of not going out to eat for the rest of this month. Christmas expenses pile up, you know.

We have several Christmas schindigs this weekend, so that’s a few less meals to plan/cook. You’ll see pancakes on the menu again – I’m obsessed with this breakfast for dinner concept!! And those pumpkin pancakes I linked are amazing! (Whitney at Come Home for Comfort has a winning recipe)

For more information on how I menu plan, look at this. But if this is your first time reading a Menu Monday post, this is where I post what we’ve got on our dinner menu for the week. And, as always, I have links to as many recipes as I can reference. Some, though, are just “open a can” or “microwave that”. You know what I’m saying??

Monday:
Trader Joe’s Pizzas

Tuesday:
Kale, Black Bean and Avocado Burrito Bowl
(An old standard)

Wednesday:
Trader Joe’s Indian curry of some sort….
and their garlic naan – yum!

Thursday:
Breakfast for Dinner – Pumpkin Pancakes

Friday (Soup Night):
Vegetarian Chili
(Trying out a new recipe for this one)

Saturday:
Mexican Baked Polenta with Salsa Beans and Sauteed Veggies

Sunday:
Christmas Party – no need to cook!

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Hey y’all!  Happy Monday!

We are all still recovering from our vacation last week. Mercy. Traveling with a baby is hard work! She did great, but it’s tough when she’s stuck in the car all day, then in a high chair, then in the stroller…

But we’re back to the regularly scheduled program around here! It should be a good week here at Cup of Tea, so stay tuned!!

Anyone else ready for Fall foods? I am! And thankfully, this week in North Carolina, the weather is cooperating! I resisted going into full soup/baking mode because it was still 85 outside. No bueno. But we’re kicking off our traditional Friday Night Soup of the season with my husband’s favorite – chili with cornbread!

Let’s get on to the menu for this week!  For more information on how I menu plan, look at this.

Monday:
Roasted Butternut Squash & Black Bean Enchiladas
(Adapted from this recipe)

Tuesday:
Spaghetti Squash with Homemade Tomato Sauce

Wednesday:
Kale, Black Bean & Avocado Burrito Bowl
(From CookieandKate.com)

Thursday:
Goat Cheese and Carmelized Onion Pizza

Friday:
Black Bean Chili with Cornbread
(My own hodgepodge recipe)

Saturday:
Out to eat

Sunday:
Butternut Squash Baked Risotto

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